County Information, Auglaize County

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PARENT COUNTY: Allen, Mercer, Darke, Hardin, Logan, Shelby, Van Wert

COUNTY SEAT: Wapakoneta

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Auglaize County Probate Court
201 Willipie St.
Wapakoneta, OH 45895-0000

Auglaize County Health Dept
214 S Wagner Ave.
Wapakoneta, OH 45895

Auglaize County Public Library
203 Perry St.
Wapakoneta, OH 45895

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Wright State University
Dayton, OH 45435

Auglaize County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2021, Wapakoneta, OH 45895-0521

Genealogy in Auglaize County, Ohio

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Other Information

Auglaize County, located 80 miles southwest of Toledo, occupies the ridge dividing the headwaters of the Ohio River and Lake Erie. The name Auglaize comes from a Shawnee Indian word meaning "fallen timbers."

The city of Wapakoneta was named for an Indian Chief and stands on the site of an old Shawnee settlement. In earlier days the city was known for its wooden toys and furniture. It is noted today as the home of astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon.

The main agricultural industry is dairy products. Other industries include; machinery, rubber, metals, food, mechanical presses, power shears, floor tile and mats, processed meat and vegetables.

Probate Court has birth, death, marriage, & probate records; Clerk of Courts has divorce & civil court records from 1848; County Recorder has land records.


Surrounded By

NORTHWEST by Van Wert County
NORTH by Allen County
EAST by Hardin County
SOUTHEAST by Logan County
SOUTH by Shelby County
WEST by Mercer County


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